State of New Hampshire Voting Requirements & Information

Statewide Voter Information

U.S. Domestic Voters

General Information


You can register to vote or update your registration information:

  • at your town or city clerk office
  • at the office of your local Supervisor of the Checklist
  • on Election Day at your polling place
  • by mail ONLY if absent or unable to visit clerk's office; affidavit required

Election Day Voting

Polling places are open from 7am to 7pm on Election Day.

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Early Voting

A voter may submit an absentee ballot in person to a town or city clerk anytime after absentee ballots are available (approximately 30 days before an election) up until 5pm the day before Election Day.

Absentee Voting

A registered voter may vote absentee provided they meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are absent on the day of the election from the place in which you are registered to vote
  • You cannot appear in public on any election day because of a religious commitment
  • You are unable to vote in person due to a physical disability
  • You are unable to vote in person due to an employment obligation that prevents you from voting during polling hours; employment includes childcare or adult home care obligation

Absentee ballots may be returned by a specified family member up to 5PM on Election Day:

  • Specified family members are limited to your spouse, siblings or child
  • An affidavit will be required
  • ID required

General Information